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Year 7 Camp Wombaroo

Newcastle Grammar School

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Year 7 camp at Newcastle Grammar School has a theme of “Teamwork and Independence”. The aim is to encourage students to be team players and independent learners, helping them approach unfamiliar situations with courage and develop strategies for independence. The camp offers a positive experience away from home, where students can have fun, feel safe, and be challenged in a beautiful bush environment.

Year 7

Year Level

4 days

Trip Length

Camp Wombaroo

Location

Activities

Abseiling
Abseiling
Descending a rock face or a climbing tower, we love the views from the top and the courage we see as students aim for their personal best and encourage one another.
Bushwalking
Bushwalking
Be it a day's hike or a short walk to camp, bushwalking engages all our senses allowing us to explore nature and our place within it. And we always find something exciting along the way!
Camping
Camping
Camping out in tents is our speciality! We love telling stories around the campfire, looking up at the night sky and creating memories that will last a lifetime!
Canoeing
Canoeing
Following the flow of the river, we love to explore the waterways on our canoes. Working as a team, using our muscles and problem-solving together to reach our base for the night.
High Ropes
High Ropes
Our high ropes course delivers an exciting challenge with students setting their own goals and developing confidence, determination and decision-making skills.
Initiatives
Initiatives
Our many initiatives can be large or small group activities on the land or water, encouraging social connection, negotiation, problem-solving and adaptability, all while having fun!
Low Ropes
Low Ropes
Low ropes is the perfect warm-up for the day, with fun obsticals promoting communication, teamwork, decision-making and coordination.
Initiatives
Initiatives
Our many initiatives can be large or small group activities on the land or water, encouraging social connection, negotiation, problem-solving and adaptability, all while having fun!

PARTICULARS

DATE

25th June – 28th June 2024

DEPARTURE TIME

8.30am departure

RETURN TIME

3:30pm approx

NOTES

  • Full water bottles
  • No nuts (Nut free program)
  • All items in your personal bag – loose items can get misplaced easily
  • Personal medications (with letter from parents regarding administration)
  • Leave your phone at home
The Program

Resources

Gearing up
Clothing & Equipment checklist
The Food
FAQ
FAQ